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The Official Highway Code: flashing headlights

In Blog, General litigation, RTA by AAH

Flashing headlights The Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales and is essential reading for everyone. Rule 110 Flashing headlights. Only flash your headlights to let other road users know that you are there. Do not flash your headlights to convey any other message or intimidate other road users. Comments : Its a common practice to flash at a …

The Worst Day and Worst Week of The Year Has Finished

In Blog, General litigation, General Litigation, Recent Cases, Type of Claims by AAH

With the prominence of personal injury claim, many members of the public often thinks that firms like mine only deals with personal injury litigation.  That is not the case. I was trained in a general practice and specialised at an insurance practice, Vizards.  In both these places I have handled all types of litigation including claims for property damage, professional negligence against doctors, hospitals, accountants …

Personal Injury Litigation: The Winning Formula

In costs, frontpage, General litigation, News, RTA by AAH

We inherited a personal injury claim from a Solicitors firm which was deemed to be without merit by two firms prior to us. We examined every piece of evidence together with the Client and on review, arranged a conference with Counsel. Our view, with which Counsel agreed, was that it is a case worth doing. We signed “no-win-no-fee” agreement with …

There was no reason for predictive costs to operate as a cap on what was properly recoverable under a CPR Pt 44 assessment.

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LETTS v ROYAL SUN ALLIANCE PLC (2012) ~ Sen Cts Costs Office (Mackay J, Senior Costs Judge Hurst, Colin Jaque) 03/04/2012  A costs officer had acted perfectly legitimately in assessing the costs of the successful claimant in a case involving a low velocity rear end shunt, even though the costs far exceeded the damages accepted under a Part 36 offer, …

Relief from sanctions will not be granted where there is undeniable and lamentable failure to comply with the order of the court

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There was no error in a judge’s decision refusing relief from sanctions and ordering outright possession against tenants who had not complied with a court order in possession proceedings, which had been brought as a result of their antisocial behaviour. The appellant tenants (B) appealed against a decision refusing relief from sanctions and upholding an earlier debarring decision, and granting …